You start at the top of the BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN: the Tiefenbach glacier (2.800 m). The deepblack track runs through super challenging high-alpine terrain down to Gaislach. Prepare yourself for steep passages, gnarly switchback & massive rocks. To recover and refuel you can stop at the Gaislach Alm.
The track is part of the Long Trail Fernar.
Please yield to hikers!
Watch the FERNAR TRAIL VIDEO.
The Fernar Trail is only accessible with an organised shuttle, which rides on Saturday, Sunday & Tuesday if the weather is appropriate.
Limited to 20 riders/day
Price: € 30, with valid BIKE REPUBLIC ticket: € 20
Online-Booking the day prior until 4:00 pm -> HERE
Meeting point: 7.45 am at the Gaislachkogl station car park
- In case of bad weather the shuttle will be postboned to the next fixed day. You willl receive a voucher. In case the shuttle cannot take place your money is refunded.
Rest StopAlpengasthof Gaislach Alm
Safety informationYou ride the Fernar Trail AT YOUR OWN RISK! Please evaluate your bike skills and prepare yourself: download the mountain rescue app (Download - App Store | Download - Google Play) and make sure that your insurance covers all eventualities. In case of injuries, only rope rescue is possible on the high-alpine Fernar Trail.
Beware: You have NO PHONE SIGNAL on parts of the Fernar Trail.
The BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN is all about coming together and having the best time on your mountain bike – no matter what your skill level is. So always take care of each other, show respect and support – also towards nature and all other people out there in the mountains and the valley.
> Please only ride existing, signposted trails and never trespass open meadows.
-> Avoid skidding, don’t cut switchbacks & leave no trace.
-> Stay alert, never scare animals and always close the pasture gates. In the REPUBLIC there’s always a chance of cattle on the trails and lines. Ride carefully and give them enough room.
-> Please note that the natural trails in the BIKE REPUBLIC are all shared trails. Always yield to hikers and give a friendly greeting.
Tips, hints and linksMore info about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken
More info about the flowiest nation in the Alps, the BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN: https://bikerepublic.soelden.com
And more to see: https://www.youtube.com/c/BikeRepublicSöldenSoeldenSolden
EquipmentYou HAVE TO bring your own tools, spare tube, levers etc.!
Bring enough water and pack rain gear!
Good equipment rules in the BIKE REPUBLIC! We strongly recommend to wear protective bike gear (knee and elbow protection, helmet, back protector, ...) on all lines, trails, enduro tracks and mountain bike routes in the BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN. The entire REPUBLIC is designed exclusively for good quality, modern standard mountain bikes.